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war and with elections they decided enough for now. >> this is a critical moment for the region. egypt posing new government is assuming the responsibility and leadership that has long made this country's " -- a cornerstone of regional stability and peace. >> the site of weapons supplied by the u.s. bombing arabs once again means that too much american craze is something that no leader in the american -- and no leader in the arab east wants right now. this morning as negotiations reached a critical stage, they were burying the night's dead. egypt is struggling to recreate itself. >> there has been a lot of cross border violence. there is no reason to oppose a new one either. not unless there is a change. >> @ gaudette's main hospital there was no -- more support from the east. libyans in turkey helping hamas believe that history is on its side. >> eight days have helped the hands of the zionist to submit to history. >> many more palestinians and israelis have been killed and wounded. death and injuries feel the same on either side. making a cease-fire in a conflict this bitter, which h
been the story in america for the past three decades. this election with a bit of a referendum on that balance of power. we will see if the president has that muscle to push that through. interesting that you mentioned mark carney. he is a hero, in my book. as one of the governors of the bank of canada, he thought -- fought the powers there. >> sure the discussion that america is having now focus on this issue of inequality that you have written about in your book? and will the election results give president obama a mandate to do just that? >> i think it should be part of the discussion. the argument sometimes from conservatives, and also from not just the 1%, but the 0.1%, is, does it make sense to focus on the rich if there is not that much revenue there? actually, i think so much money is concentrated at the top of the income distribution, there is money to be had. but equally important hit a sense of fairness. as warren buffett has pointed out, the fact that he pays taxes at an effective rate much lower to that -- much lower than that of lower-income americans, makes it ha
is wanted for alleged crimes against humanity following presidential elections in 2010. the egyptian president has issued a new constitutional declaration widening his powers. the presidential spokesman says they could not be appealed or revoked by any authority and has been made to protect them. >> ongoing clashes, demonstrations helped commemorate days of street fighting last november. they are part of wider malaise that -- from the egyptians that fought the government did not outline their country. the success of negotiations, how they were to make an important announcement. he gave a televised address, announcing sweeping new powers for the president. >> and the investigations and trials of all those that hold executive posts, the killing of protesters and any crimes that were committed against protesters will be open. >> in today's -- the days of mubarak, goes to replace him. ory can't be appealed cancelled, not even by the judiciary. the president take any measures he sees fit to safeguard national security. they have taken to the streets to celebrate what they see as concrete
was elected democratically in a free and fair election. think of egypt as slowly putting in place all of the various elements of a country that has greater democracy and greater respect for human rights, but it will take time. in the meantime, you will be reporting about a very loud and noisy process. by its very nature it is a very bumpy process. >> indeed, we will. thank you for joining us. turning to syria, where two car bombs ripped through damascus suburb today. it is known for being loyal to president assad. the more than 30 were killed. over 80 were injured. the attack comes as fighting inside the country intensifies, making the refugee situation even worse. according to the united nations, more than 100,000 have fled into lebanon. and thousands more are on the waiting list. the war has put huge strains on neighboring countries, leading many struggling. -- leaving many families struggling. and >> the northern border of lebanon with syria, this is where thousands of refugees have escaped in august to years to escape serious moral and war -- syria's pergo civil war. -- berchtold
? >> it was not. sadly, it was not an election issue and it was not much of a campaign issue at all. certainly not on the republican side because they are on the denial side of things. now, you can look forward to this next time with obama with a lot of hope but he will have to step off of the center stripe and take a position that he can put teeth behind. >> america is now producing more than ever before. by 2020, it will be self- sufficient. there is no real shift away from fossil fuels. >> it will not happen too soon. it will still be a while. we are chipping away at the need to move off of the non renewable energy sources that pollute and hurt our health. >> is chipping away enough? >> it is not as good as a sledgehammer. it is all that we have. it will take a while because we're so addicted to this. look at the power that these companies have. the look at television, you see ads that talked about how wonderful the new energy is coming from coal. how wonderful this new thing coming from gas. they just sell you on the idea. basically, advertising and the money that goes behind it, most of t
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